3 Misconceptions About Gentrification, And Other Conversation Starters
“Defining gentrification merely as neighborhood improvement is oversimplistic…Gentrification is further confounded by the legacy of racism in America…Gentrification is not a natural process.”
“When we put gentrification into its appropriate context, and understand that it’s a manifestation of inequality, it demands that we start thinking about preventative strategies, and policies that can ameliorate gentrification.”
In this talk entitled “What We Don’t Understand About Gentrification“, Dr. Stacey Sutton discusses 3 misconceptions about gentrification.
A Personal Narrative
In this video, a young man shares about the gentrification of his neighborhood.
Here, I share a collection of tweets from Gloria Malone on gentrification.
“There is a pervasive myth of the ‘nice gentrifier’. There is no such thing as a “nice gentrifier.” Through using “nice gentrifier” logic I attempt to show how false this title is.”
From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins-Jones, MSW, LLMSW